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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Solar Energy: From Perennial Promise to Competitive Alternative

Publication | 2 August, 1999 at 0:00

Solar energy is a promise for the future. It is a clean and sustainable source of energy thatcan provide a significant share of our energy needs. It is not only from an environmental point of view that solar energy has a future: from an economic...

We protested against GE maize in 1999

Image | 26 July, 1999 at 1:00

We protested against GE maize in 1999 - 5 years later Bayer withdraws the crop from the UK.

Greenpeace activists' arrest for removing

Image | 26 July, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists' arrest for removing genetically ingineered maize from a trial farm.

Greenpeace removing genetically engineered

Image | 26 July, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace removing genetically engineered maize from trial farm.

Polar bear on iceflow.

Image | 21 July, 1999 at 1:00

Polar bear on iceflow.

Polar bear in Arctic.

Image | 21 July, 1999 at 1:00

Polar bear in Arctic.

Plutonium transport ship "Pacific Teal" leaves

Image | 19 July, 1999 at 1:00

Plutonium transport ship "Pacific Teal" leaves Barrow Lock. first destination Cherbourg.

Walrus on ice floe

Image | 13 July, 1999 at 1:00

Walrus on ice floe; Greenpeace tour investigating climate change effects, Chukchi Sea, Alaska.

Walrus on ice floe

Image | 13 July, 1999 at 0:00

Walrus on ice floe; Greenpeace tour investigating climate change effects, Chukchi Sea, Alaska.

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